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MON863 is a genetically engineered (GE) insect resistant maize (corn) that expresses a Bt-toxin (Cry3Bb1). This toxin, which stems from a micro-organism (Bacillus thuringiensis), is meant to protect the maize against the corn rootworm pest.
Laboratory rats fed with a genetically engineered (GE) maize produced by Monsanto have shown signs of toxicity in kidney and liver, according to a new study (1). This is the first time that a GE product that has been cleared for use as food for...
Brussels, Belgium — In the biggest such decision since the adoption of the Kyoto Protocol, EU leaders stepped up the momentum on climate change today, by deciding that the EU should reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2020. Greenpeace...
Media briefing for European Council 8-9 March 2007
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